Rhoda Neshama Waller, a Certified Seminar Leader of the Sage-ing Guild, is founding president of TimeLines Community, a nonprofit organization celebrating the wisdom and creativity of elders. She holds a Master's degree in Comparative Literature and has taught creative writing in schools, universities, libraries, and senior centers. She publishes Traces, a journal of elderwriting, and is completing a manuscript, Your Life Is a Poem, about writing your memoirs in poetry.

Elder Wisdom:
Walking the Path of Poetry


As we pass through the gateway of poetry, we set out on a journey of infinite wonder where we harvest unexpected stores of wisdom and beauty within us. Fully present, with concentrated attention, we reap new understandings from the rich memories of a long life. Then, when we turn this same focused awareness to the present moment, fully alive to our senses, we find ourselves living more intensely and experiencing more fully.

Winter 2011 Issue

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